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Goosecross Fun Fact: The Olive Harvest!

by David on October 26, 2009

As the Napa Valley wine harvest winds down, the olives are preparing to grab center stage!  November is prime time for the olive harvest and in this 2-minute Fun Fact our good friend, Diane DeFilipi of Let’s Go Cook Italian, will tell you about some very fun goings on in the valley to celebrate!  Cheers!


Another Year, Another Harvest…

by David on September 14, 2006

The feeling is anything but that. No matter how many harvests I witness, there’s nothing like the feeling when that first box of jewel-like grape clusters arrives at the winery. It still makes my heart race and tears spring to my eyes. Don’t know why. But I’d venture to guess that most true, hands-on winemakers […]


What Was Your Transcendent Moment With Wine?

by David on September 7, 2006

Weird question? I think we can all (those of us who bother to read wine blogs) remember a situation or a particular wine that changed everything. Somehow wine morphed from being a mere pleasure into a passion. So, here’s mine: I had a moderate interest in wine when I took my first job at a […]